Date/Time: 09th February 2019 (Kick-off 5:30 PM)
On Saturday evening, Bayern Munich host Schalke at the Allianz Arena, with the home side in desperate need of points to stay in the Bundesliga title race.
The reigning German champions have dropped down to third in the Bundesliga table and cannot afford another slip-up in this clash. Schalke have endured a disappointing campaign so far and as they sit in 12th place in the Bundesliga table.
The Bavarians are now seven points behind league leaders Dortmund, who host Hoffenheim earlier in the day. Niko Kovac’s team had recorded seven straight league wins until last time out, when they suffered a 3-1 defeat at Bayer Leverkusen.
Bayern are unbeaten in five home games in the Bundesliga, having recorded victories in their last three league games at the Allianz Arena. Their recent league games on home soil have been high scoring, with over 2.5 goals scored in three of their last four home matches.
Top Football BookmakersSchalke have endured a poor campaign so far this season. Last time out the team from Gelsenkirchen suffered a 2-0 home defeat against high flying Monchengladbach. The defeat means the visitors have won just two of their last eight league games.
Schalke are four games unbeaten on their travels in the Bundesliga, although three of those games have finished all square.
Home win and/or over 2.5 goals scored